15 Amazing Resources for Finding Typography Inspiration

There are many theories to what constitutes good typography, it’s not as simple as choosing an appropriate font and setting it in the style of a particular project. That would be too easy.

Theories and tutorials are one thing, putting typography into perfect practice is another, and is perhaps the hardest part of design. Every designer you ask will give you a different answer to what constitutes great typography. Where is the benchmark?

Below you will find the best typography sites, rich full of inspiration, tutorials, theories, free fonts, best practices… everything you could possibly need for finding typography inspiration.

Typographica

Inspirational Typography

Typographica is a review of typefaces and type books, with occasional commentary on fonts and typographic design.

We Love Typography

Inspirational Typography

We Love Typography is an image, video, & text ‘bookmarking’ site that is wholly dedicated to type-related content. Membership is by invitation only, though. You can still have a good browse.

Type for you

Inspirational Typography

A great blog rich full of type news, interviews, inspiration and free resources.

Type Directors Club

Inspirational Typography

The Type Directors Club is a leading international organization whose sole purpose is to support excellence in typography, both in print and on screen.

Use Typography

Inspirational Typography

Use Typography is mainly focused on showcasing websites that have good typography. Its purpose is to inspire and encourage good typography principles in web design.

I love Typography

Inspirational Typography

iLT is designed to inspire its readers, to make people more aware of the typography that’s around them. A truly great read.

SwissMiss / Typography

Inspirational Typography

Swiss Miss is a site that covers all aspects of design, there typography/font section is especially inspirational.

typo/graphic Posters

Inspirational Typography

This marvelous site is a catalog of posters that have notable graphical or typographical inspiration.

Reform & Revolution

Inspirational Typography

Font Lover

Inspirational Typography

Nice Web Type

Inspirational Typography

deviantART / Typography

Inspirational Typography

Computerlove / Typography

Inspirational Typography

Slanted

Inspirational Typography

Typographer

Inspirational Typography

Pedestrian Type

Inspirational Typography

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Paul Andrew

Paul is the founder and editor of Speckyboy Design Magazine. He has many years experience within the web design industry and a passion for the latest web technologies and design trends. He lives in the small town of Inverness in the north of Scotland. Follow him on Twitter.

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